A fresh loaf of challah bread.
challah definition by Webster's New World
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the traditional loaf of rich white bread, usually braided or twisted, eaten by Jews on the Sabbath and holidays
Origin: Yiddish khale ; from Classical Hebrew (language) chala, loaf of bread
challah definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also cha·lah or hal·lahnoun
A loaf of yeast-leavened egg bread, usually braided, traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath, holidays, and other ceremonial occasions.
Origin: Hebrew ḥallâ; see ḫll in Semitic roots.